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Madugalle Friendly Family Guest House
Ranked #12 of 367 Kandy B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
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“A real Sri Lankan experience”
Reviewed September 8, 2011

I stayed at Mr & Mrs Madugalle's home in August 2011. It was the most interesting, homely and memorable place we stayed in during my 4 week tour around the beautiful country.

Kumari Madugalle and her husband looked after me fantastically well. I stayed for 3 nights. Mr and Mrs Madugalle picked us up from the bus station, made us lunch upon arrival at their beautiful house in a convenient location in the city.

The room was a good size, mosquito proof, and clean.

Each night they cooked the most amazing traditional Sri Lankan food for me. I could have what we wanted and they even got in beer for me to relax with. During and after dinner, I talked with the Madugalle's. This allowed me a perfect insight into Sri Lankan life and is an experience I remember fondly and will not forget.

If you're looking for a real Sri Lankan experience with homely hospitality, I would certainly recommend a stay with Mr and Mrs Madugalle.


Stayed August 2011, traveled solo
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Property: Madugalle Friendly Family Guest House
Address: 291A D. S. Senanayake Street, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy District > Kandy
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
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Ranked #12 of 367 B&Bs / Inns in Kandy
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A Family run Guesthouse in the heart of the city with-in walking distance from the Temple of the tooth, Kandy Lake, shops,restaurants and supermarkets. Bus stop opposite Guest House. All rooms have an ensuite and hot water. Free WiFi. Recently renovated bathrooms with brand new fittings. Warm friendly environment. Meals can be ordered (Home style Sri Lankan cuisine). An oasis in the middle of the city. Tours can be organised on request. (Day tours around Kandy as well as tours to other cities around the country). Airport pickup or drop off can be organised on request as well. ... more   less 

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